Travel & Other Informations
Varkala situated in Trivandrum district of Southern Kerala.

How to reach

Airport: Trivandrum International airport 57 km
Railway Station: Varkala 3km
Bust Station: At Varkala Town

Mode of Transport in Varkala

Local Taxis, and 3 wheeler autos available. Bus services are available to some sightseeing places.

Trekking, Elephant, Horse ride

Arranged by hotels and local providers.

Ayurvedic Massage
Ayurvedic Massage Centers are around locally and in Spas at Hotels/Resorts.

Kalarippayat, Kathakali shows

Operated by private operators. Contact your hotel for timing and rates.

Bank Timings
Most banks open from 10.00 to 15.00 hours on weekdays and 10.00 to 13.00 hours on saturdays. 24 hours ATM's available around the town.

Foreign Exchange

Hotels and Foreign Exchange outlets exchange foreign currencies and travellers cheques.

Postal & Telephone

Government post offices open 09.00 to 15.00 hrs. Private courier services are also available.
Public telephone with international and national dialling available at hotels and STD/NSD booths.


The main shopping items are Spices, Artefacts and special Souvenirs made by local tribals.